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Daily Archives: January 14, 2010

Salvage, stories and song

Story by Ana Facio Contreras Photos by Aurelio José Barrera Those who visit Freeway Building Materials, a salvage yard in Boyle Heights, will not only leave with vintage claw-foot tubs, doors, windows and fixtures, but also with an earful of owner Alejandro Acevedo’s philosophy on life, ... Read More »

City takes a stand against Echo Park newsstands

Nearly every weekday morning found Armando Cerrutte crouched next to the Echo Park Newsstand, a green and white wooden box packed with Spanish and English newspapers and magazines. Cerrutte would rise as regular customers approached his box on Echo Park Avenue near Sunset Boulevard to hand ... Read More »